Expectant mothers dream of the day they finally get to meet their new baby. Of course, most mothers envision a delivery day without incident and dream of holding a healthy newborn in their arms. Most also wish for as natural of a birth as feasibly possible. Unfortunately, sometimes labor does not proceed as planned. Doctors may recommend inducing labor if the mother or baby’s health is at risk.
Inducing labor may be necessary in some instances, but it does carry some of its own risks. According to The Mayo Clinic, these include the following:
While it is sometimes necessary to induce, healthcare workers should be aware of and inform parents about these risks.
Many times inducing labor results in a healthy baby and mother. However, if you or your child was injured during a labor induction that you believe should not have been performed, contact the Stevens Point medical malpractice lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 800-242-2874 today to speak with a caring and qualified lawyer.